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Anatomy & Physiology: Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology


Course Description

Anatomy and Physiology is a theory course in the basic sciences. Students will study human anatomy and physiology using a body systems approach. Emphasis is placed on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization and on unifying themes, such as homeostasis. Topics include basic anatomical and directional terminology; fundamental concepts and principles of cell biology; histology; the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems; special senses; the endocrine system; the cardiovascular system; the lymphatic system and immunity; the respiratory system; the digestive system and metabolism; the urinary system; fluid/electrolyte and acid/base balance; the reproductive systems; and an introduction to the principles and processes of microbiology.

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Biology 30 (60%) or BIOL0190 (60%)